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We offer precollege programs for talented high school students. Experience the excitement of college life, take college courses with renowned faculty, and enjoy an "unforgettable, life-changing summer."

Who are you?

150 phenomenal years.
Countless ways to celebrate.
Are you in?

The Summer College experience

Browse our programs

MyCUSC: Create Your Own Summer College Program
Debate and Rhetoric II
Animal Science: Captive Raptor Management
Introduction to Architecture
The Individual in the Social World
Genius and Madness in Literature

Meet our students (videos/blogs)


Note: CUSC 2015 is now full! Sign up for our e-mail list to receive updates for 2016.

Accepted Students

Get ready for get an outstanding Cornell summer!

NYS Regents and final exam accommodations

Important links

Read the Summer Times, our student-run newspaper.